Burglary on the Increase

According to police statistics, there was a 33% increase in residential burglaries in 2017-2018 compared to the year before. The impact of a burglary can be devastating to families.  They leave emotional scars and can strip victims of their sense of security at home.  Home is supposed to be the one place to feel safe,…

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125% Increase in Criminal Strikes

Shockingly, PSM received 125% more criminal events over the two week festive season than an average period. From past experience, we had a strong suspicion that the festive weeks were going to be eventful.  Criminals believe that security will be low as factories close and wealthy home owners go on holiday.  They foolishly underestimate the…

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Always Alert

When we received a CCTV alarm from a client’s system recently, our operators jumped into action without delay.  After reviewing a male speeding onto site in a van, exit the vehicle and run towards the building, we gave audio warnings and notified the police.  The male was seen taking a bike. As it happens, the…

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Experience that Money Cannot Buy

Money cannot buy the experience our front-line team of Operators have.  Not only do they frequently spot and prevent criminal activity; they have something that most people do not.  A sixth sense when it comes to intruders. We are proud to provide our remote monitoring services to a multi-tenant business park in Ashton-Under-Lyne.  We recently…

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Meet Bernadette Burns

Meet Bernadette Burns. With 25 years’ experience as a CCTV operator, I challenge anybody to find an Operator in our industry with more experience, skill and intuition. We would be half the company without her. This invaluable knowledge coupled with her loyalty, commitment and 100% effort; makes Bernadette the perfect choice for Senior Operator. She…

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Never Presume

It may sound cynical, but here at PSM we adopt a ‘guilty until proven innocent’ mindset when reviewing CCTV alarm activations. We invest time and effort into learning our customer’s operations, as this helps us to identify unusual activities. We recently received an alarm from one of our large industrial clients, in the small hours,…

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Catching Criminals in the Act

Our proactive approach to surveillance management and eliminating criminal activity before it happens has certainly been effective for an agricultural machine specialist, for whom we monitor 5 depots. High value equipment from chain saws to tractors; branded workforce clothing and fishing tackle makes our client a hot target for ‘smash and grab’ criminals. 3 depots…

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NSI Quality Audit Success

With ZERO improvements needs or non conformances identified for the third time in a row, we are pleased to announce that we have yet again passed our National Security Inspectorate (NSI) audit; including UKAS Management System ISO9001. NSI audits are renowned in our industry for being strict, thorough and professional so PSM are particularly proud…

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